A&H Architecture


  • Bjorkstuga Exterior Approach Side
  • Bjorkstuga Lakeside Exterior
  • Bjorkstuga Lakeside & Approach Side Exteriors
  • Bjorkstuga Exterior Approach Side Drive
  • Bjorkstuga Exterior through Woods
  • Bjorkstuga kitchen & Beam Detail
  • Bjorkstuga Porch
Northern Minnesota

This lake property and summer home has been in the client's family for generations. To accommodate the changing mobility needs of the client, Albertsson Hansen reconceived a small cottage on the property as a fully accessible family retreat with care-taker's apartment above an adjacent boathouse.

Project Type: 
new construction
retreat home
living room
Project Team: 
Christine Albertsson AIA CID, Sonya Carel
Landscape Architect: 
Close Landscape Architecture
Peter Bastianelli-Kerze
Of Note 

Single level fully accessible living - both interior and exterior, including boardwalk to dock. Careful siting to preserve as many stately trees as possible. 3-bay boathouse with caretaker's apartment above.